Tablets bounce back a bit
Published in Notebooks


But still no recovery

Global tablet shipments are expected to bounce back a little bit, but there are still no signs that the product is recovering.

Microsoft getting closer to Lenovo
Published in Notebooks


Being seen together in public and talking about marriage

Software King of the World Microsoft has apparently been seen in public with the PC supremo Lenovo and insiders have been told that they want something more serious.

Lenovo returns to Taiwan
Published in Notebooks


China getting expensive

Chinese PC maker Lenovo appears to think that its home turf is getting too expensive.

Lenovo sees profits jump
Published in News


But mobile phones not what they are cracked up to be

China's Lenovo saw its first quarter profit jump nearly two thirds but its mobile arm lost money again as a $3 billion bet on buying Motorola to diversify has yet to pay off.

Chinese vendors shipped 145.9 million last quarter
Published in Mobiles


More than 44 per cent of the world's total

Beancounters working for Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that chinese vendors shipped 145.9 million smartphones globally in total during the second quarter of 2016.

Motorola will not bother with monthly security updates
Published in Mobiles


Too much like hard work

Motorola has dubbed Android's monthly security updates "difficult" and says it cannot commit to them.

PC shipments slightly up in Western Europe
Published in News

 Doldrums time

A research note from IDC said that PC shipments in the EMEA region accounted for 16.1 million units in the second quarter of this year.

Apple’s poor sales drag down Smartwatch industry
Published in Wearables


Sanity starting to be restored

After dragging up the smart watch industry thanks to its legions of fanboys who will buy any old rubbish provided it has an Apply logo, Jobs’ Mob is causing it all to crash again.

Lenovo release Windows phone
Published in Mobiles


Four years after the announcement

Lenovo has finally released a Windows phone almost four years after it was announced and two years late.

Hardware prices jacked up in UK
Published in News


Thanks Brexit

Major PC suppliers are jacking up their prices in the UK following the country's brilliant move to show the world that Britain can economically destroy itself without any help from the EU.